WETHERBY

WETHERBY

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Published in 25 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (b. London, England, 1810; d. Gloucester, England, 1876) was an English organist and composer. The grandson of Charles Wesley, he was born in London, and sang in the choir of the Chapel Royal as a boy. He learned composition and organ from his father, Samuel, completed a doctorate in music at Oxford, and composed for piano, organ, and choir. He was organist at Hereford Cathedral (1832-1835), Exeter Cathedral (1835-1842), Leeds Parish Church (1842­-1849), Winchester Cathedral (1849-1865), and Gloucester Cathedral (1865-1876). Wesley strove to improve the standards of church music and the status of church musicians; his observations and plans for reform were published as A Few Words on Cathedral Music and the Music Sy… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: WETHERBY
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 35321 56655 17765
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Excellency and Variety of Scripture

O Thou Who through this holy week

O Thou, Who through this holy week
Didst suffer for us all;
The sick to heal, the lost to seek,
To raise up them that fall:

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Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 150 Last Verse Harmonies: For Use with the Hymn Books of the Baptist, Methodist, United Reformed and Other Free Churches
    Composer/Editor Richard Lloyd
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 147

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1150
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #3767
Text: Lord, I Have Made Thy Word My Choice
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5444
Text: O Thou Who Through This Holy Week
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7913
Text: Above Me Hangs The Silent Sky
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1150

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #9

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #693

TextPage Scan

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #743

Hymns and Psalms #490

Text

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #9

Text

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #693

Text

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #743

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #129

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #273

Audio

Small Church Music #1874

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3767

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5444

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7913

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P134a

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P63b

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P84c

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #R24b

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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